Melanie Brown also released "Word Up" as her second single. Under Warner Bros Records, the R&B, funk and hip-hop mixed genres was released as CD single and 12" single on 28 June 1999. At that time, Melanie Brown was known as Melanie G or Melanie Gulzar and she made "Word Up" reached at #14 on U.K. Singles Chart.
Timbaland is the producer of "Word Up" and also released as the soundtrack for "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me". "Word Up" sold about 77,996 copies in the United Kingdom, which was the lowest selling solo Spice Girls-related single of the 1990s.